New College wins fight for independence
House Bill 7087, which would merge New College and Florida Polytechnic University into the University of Florida was officially declared dead in the Florida Legislature on March 6.
Read how the fight progressed below.
After sunset on Nov. 17, the crescent moon rose over the Ringling museum. Students of the New College class, “Worlds of Wonder: A History of Museums,” gathered by the east facade waiting for a behind the scenes tour of the art museum. via @ncfcatalystRead More
Governor Ron DeSantis recently proposed an amendment to Florida’s “stand-your-ground” law which would include criminal activity that interferes with business operations as a justification for the use of lethal force in self-defense. via @ncfcatalystRead More
The library is continuing to search for a new Director of Educational Technology Services. Reliance on virtual means due to COVID-19 and the need to modernize feature heavily in the discussions surrounding who might fill the position. via @ncfcatalystRead More
On Nov. 16, Peru swore in their third president in the span of a week. Following Martín Vizcarra's impeachment on Nov. 9 and Manuel Merino's resignation on Nov. 15, Francisco Sagasti will have to stabilize a country in political turmoil. via @ncfcatalystRead More
Sarasota’s second annual Visions of the Black Experience film festival runs from Nov. 12 through Nov. 29 and features over 30 documentaries, shorts and films by local and international Black artists, all fully virtual. via @ncfcatalystRead More